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Acute inflammation of the structures of the pharynx and tonsils, also known as tonsillopharyngitis, represents a common condition that is usually encountered in outpatients seeking healthcare interventions. Sore throat and fever are the dominant symptoms of this condition which usually follows a benign course that resolves without any antimicrobial treatment.
TGen investigators help track hypervirulent strep outbreak in southwestern U.S.

TGen investigators help track hypervirulent strep outbreak in southwestern U.S.

Researchers identify how immune cells triggered by recurrent Strep A infections affect the brain

Researchers identify how immune cells triggered by recurrent Strep A infections affect the brain

Researchers track re-emergence of scarlet fever-causing bacteria

Researchers track re-emergence of scarlet fever-causing bacteria

Common antibiotic azithromycin effectively kills many multidrug-resistant bacteria

Common antibiotic azithromycin effectively kills many multidrug-resistant bacteria

National Psoriasis Foundation awards grants to support psoriatic disease research

National Psoriasis Foundation awards grants to support psoriatic disease research

New telemedicine plan for underinsured, uninsured individuals

New telemedicine plan for underinsured, uninsured individuals

Researchers report novel approach to combat multidrug-resistant bacterial pathogens

Researchers report novel approach to combat multidrug-resistant bacterial pathogens

Focus Diagnostics announces FDA clearance for Simplexa Group A Strep Direct Kit

Focus Diagnostics announces FDA clearance for Simplexa Group A Strep Direct Kit

Kinsa Groups launched to monitor overall health of children in U.S. public schools

Kinsa Groups launched to monitor overall health of children in U.S. public schools

UMass Amherst biologist partners with Chinese scientist to develop novel drug platform

UMass Amherst biologist partners with Chinese scientist to develop novel drug platform

Simple paper strip test can rapidly diagnose Ebola

Simple paper strip test can rapidly diagnose Ebola

Fusobacterium necrophorum often causes severe sore throats in young adults

Fusobacterium necrophorum often causes severe sore throats in young adults

Two MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics open inside CVS/pharmacy stores in Northern Nevada

Two MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics open inside CVS/pharmacy stores in Northern Nevada

Antibiotic for infections comes from good bacteria found in turkeys

Antibiotic for infections comes from good bacteria found in turkeys

MinuteClinic enters into clinical collaboration agreement with Lifespan

MinuteClinic enters into clinical collaboration agreement with Lifespan

First MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics in Nebraska

First MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics in Nebraska

Findings provide new strategy for developing safe, effective vaccine against strep throat

Findings provide new strategy for developing safe, effective vaccine against strep throat

Culture-based tests can help in accurate diagnosis of sore throats

Culture-based tests can help in accurate diagnosis of sore throats

Researchers show how bacteria responsible for strep throat can be used to fight colon cancer

Researchers show how bacteria responsible for strep throat can be used to fight colon cancer

MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics open in central Georgia

MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics open in central Georgia